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  • Roundup | Wednesday, Dec. 10

    Roundup | Wednesday, Dec. 10
    BOYS BASKETBALL Sandburg’s Niko Kogionis gets lighter, starts lighting up with three-pointers Niko Kogionis’ goal is to make his final season of high school basketball a memorable one. He figured the best way for that to happen was to...
  • Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula

    Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula
    Looking to get some holiday shopping done in the next couple of weeks? Consider one of the following craft shows in the region. From crafters with handcrafted hair bows to painters with works valued in the thousands, Peninsula arts and crafts shows...
  • Cookies from home brighten military holidays

    The cookies are on their way! On Sunday, Dec. 7, the Ladies Auxiliary Unit 26 of American Legion Post 26 in Stafford once again spent the better part of a day collecting homemade cookies, bars, fudge, and candies for hometown men and women serving in...
  • Yankee Polecat Insulator Club collectors gather

    For more than a century, glass and porcelain insulators graced the tops of most utility poles. Now that they are no longer used, they have become collectors' items. One group of insulator collectors, called the Polecat Insulators Club, recently held a...
  • 'Musician's musician' played in many bands

    John (Jack) Bond of Allentown was a good friend of mine, and I along with many other persons would call him a musician's musician. He was born in Nesquehoning and early on he had a desire to play the trombone. At age 8, he acquired one and willingly...
  • Lt. Col. Earl W. Nesbitt, veteran

    Lt. Col. Earl W. Nesbitt, veteran
    Lt. Col. Earl W. Nesbitt, a retired decorated career Army officer who had fought in Vietnam and remained a staunch advocate for veterans, died Sunday at Northwest Hospital of complications from diabetes. He was 74. The son of James Robert Nesbitt Sr., a...
  • From the Boathouse: Sailing requires more than sight

    Ahoy! The Women's Ocean Racing and Sailing Assn. (WORSA) and the Newport Harbor American Legion Post 291 are hosting the 25th annual Sail for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Saturday. More than 200 guests will be invited to help steer the boats and...
  • Manchester Elks Lodge Collecting Clothes For Needy Veterans

    The Manchester Elks Lodge recently delivered a truckload of donated clothing to the veterans hospital in Newington and is planning a November clothing drive to bring in more items for needy veterans. Last month Manchester resident Gerry Gallo was...
  • Top 3 Concerts: Puddles Pity Party, Ian Anderson, Pork Dukes

    Top 3 Concerts: Puddles Pity Party, Ian Anderson, Pork Dukes
    PUDDLES PITY PARTY Puddles Pity Party is no joke. Yes, it's funny in a weirded-out way — a 7-foot clown from Atlanta, Ga. with a golden voice sings operatic versions of songs such as Lorde's hit "Royals." A video of that song Puddles did with...
  • Top 4 Concerts of the Coming Week

    Top 4 Concerts of the Coming Week
    Here are the Top 4 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1.       PUDDLES PITY PARTY Puddles Pity Party is no joke. Yes, it’s funny in a weirded-out way — a 7-foot clown from Atlanta, Ga. with a golden voice sings operatic versions of songs...
  • Orlando Sentinel Etcetera Listing - LocalLabs

    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Boo at the Zoo: trick-or-treating, arts and crafts and kids' activities among the nocturnal animals. 5:30-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 5:30-9 p.m. Sunday, Brevard Zoo, 8225 N. Wickham Road,...